On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1971

Historical Events

  • Apollo 15 launched (Scott and Irwin) to 4th manned landing on Moon

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Harris, American journalist and TV anchor (Nightline, Good Morning America), born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • Khaled Mahmud, Bangladeshi cricketer, born in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Neus Ávila, Spanish tennis star (Futures-Valencia-ESP 1995), born in Spain
  • Reggie Carthon, American CFL defensive back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers), born in Dallas, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Diane Arbus [Nemerov], American photographer (Vogue, Harper's Bazaar), commits suicide at 48 [1]
1971 Highlights

About July 26, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo